Bay City, Michigan -Bay City Times and Coca-Cola are collaborating in the 56th year of the Golden Helmet Awards to honor the top performers in the region each week of the high school football season.
Coaches are asked to nominate candidates when reporting results. Weekly winners are eligible to win the Golden Helmet Player of the Year.
Let’s take a look at the winners of the third week of 2020.
Tyler du Colon, Bay City All Saint
It’s impossible to know what to expect from Ducolon, a jitter bug that came back with a very fast burst. His All Saints football team knows to expect great things. “He definitely changes our game plan when he prepares every week. I’m sure he will change it for the team we’re preparing,” said Eric Gusto. .. “Tyler brings a different game plan to the table each week. We don’t know what will happen until everyone is seated and ready for service.” Speedy seniors pair Akron-Fair Gloves 54 pairs. He won 8 and recorded 6 touchdowns. He rushed 235 yards and five TDs with only seven carries and returned the punt to the end zone with his great performance.
Jack Freisel, Bay City Western
In his third season as a Varsity Starter, Fryzel emerged as the true field general of Western. The senior quarterback took his team under his wings and led it to a 62-12 victory over Saginaw. “His greatest thing is being able to manage the game,” said Chris Willerz. “He can hand out the ball, perform offenses, line up the guys correctly and talk to the coach about what works and what doesn’t. With all his stamina, we are mostly him. Needs to run the team – and he did it that Friday night. ”Fryzel was effective at throwing and running the ball. He completed 8 out of 11 passes with 140 yards and 4 touchdowns while rushing to 66 yards and 1 score.
Mike White, Bay City Central
A former linebacker moved to the defensive end this season and found his niche. Seniors 6-5 and 220 defeated Flint Carman-Ainsworth 14-6, cheering up Central and approaching the trenches. “His presence felt beyond statistics,” said coach Kevin Frederick. “He freed our linebackers to play. He was penalized for playing that would be a huge loss in either way … he really defensively affected the game. Gave White registered 6 tackles with 1.5 sack in victory. He also caught three passes at 52 yards and pulled from the tight end slot of the attack with a two-point conversion.
ETHAN WISSNER, LAKER
The Lakers knew they needed to play rough, rugged brand football in a major showdown with Unionville-Seabwing. Wisner had no worries about it. Second graders 5-11 and 230 played heavily on both sides of the ball for a decisive victory of 28-22. “Ethan was our flagship,” said Lakers coach Steve Verburg. “He did a great job of running with patience and strength. When it comes to defense, he played a tough, hard-nose match against a very good US team.” Wisner said, 163 yards with 29 carries. And recorded 3 touchdowns, 5 tackles and 2 tackles losses. He also contributed 58 yards in kick-off returns.
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